Atlanta Hawks

President Barack Obama chats with Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed after  arriving at Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta for a scheduled visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  for a briefing on West Africa's Ebola out break, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Atlanta mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks owners

ATLANTA (AP) — Mayor Kasim Reed said Tuesday he has already talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks and expects a sale of the team to move quickly after racially charged comments by […]

09/16/2014

FILE - In this May 29, 2013, file photo, Atlanta Hawks general managerr Danny Ferry waits during a news conference in Atlanta.   Ferry has taken an indefinite leave of absence after making racially charged comments about a potential free agent. (AP Photo/David Tulis, File)

Hawks GM Ferry takes indefinite leave of absence

ATLANTA (AP) — Under fire for making racially charged comments about a player, Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry took an indefinite leave of absence Friday. Hawks CEO Steve Koonin has resisted calls for Ferry […]

09/12/2014

FILE - In this July 10, 2013, file photo, Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry speaks at a press conference in Atlanta. Ferry has been disciplined by CEO Steve Koonin for making racially charged comments about Luol Deng when the team pursued the free agent this year. Ferry apologized Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014,  for “repeating comments that were gathered from numerous sources” about Deng. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Hawks discipline GM Ferry for racist comments

ATLANTA (AP) — The fallout from racially charged comments by Atlanta Hawks’ leadership continued on Tuesday as general manager Danny Ferry was disciplined for making inflammatory comments about Luol Deng. Hawks CEO Steve Koonin has […]

09/09/2014

Atlanta Hawks' Mike Scott (32) goes to the basket against Indiana Pacers' Lance Stephenson (1) during the first half in Game 5 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 28, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Hawks’ Scott earns new deal with scoring surge

  ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks have re-signed Mike Scott, who improved his 3-point shot in his second season and almost doubled his scoring average. General manager Danny Ferry says the 6-foot-8 forward impressed […]

08/26/2014

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